Seon welcomes Björn Heckel as CTO

Source: SEON

SEON, the leading end-to-end fraud prevention and AML platform helping companies mitigate fraud and safeguard against revenue threats, today announced the expansion of its executive leadership with the appointment of Björn Heckel as Chief Technology Officer.

With more than 20 years of experience as a software engineering executive and technical leadership across major tech companies including Salesforce, Uber, Intuit and Ellie Mae, Heckel brings an impressive track record in software development management, large-scale engineering operations and proven strength in building and motivating teams through periods of high growth.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Björn to SEON with his invaluable experience among tech-industry behemoths,” said Tamas Kadar, CEO & co-founder, SEON. “His addition to our leadership team will be instrumental in shaping the company’s future direction, leveraging his deep technical expertise in high-performance distributed computing and machine learning.”

Prior to joining SEON, Heckel was CTO at Taxfix, where they raised a $220 million series D round, focused on simplifying tax filing systems through chat interfaces. Before Taxfix, Heckel worked in Silicon Valley building SaaS platforms and consumer-facing applications in executive leadership roles at Salesforce, Uber and Ellie Mae, respectively.

“I look forward to playing an integral role in SEON’s mission to combat and prevent fraud by deepening the company’s R&D capabilities,” said Björn Heckel. “To stay ahead of the increasingly sophisticated challenges faced by our enterprise clients, it’s important to diversify and fortify our engineering prowess. My experience serving enterprise clients brings crucial synergy to the company as we continue scaling our solution to meet the complex needs of large enterprises.”

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